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These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future
These 15 punk albums from 1988 helped shape alternative rock’s future
Welcome to Alternative Press’ list of the best punk albums from 1988. Which, at the time, would have had most folks scratching their heads. After all, in 1988, the entire world thought punk rock was dead. Look at the charts: Guns N’ Roses and the more lightweight Sunset Strip glam-metal acts were defining “rock ’n’ roll” in the mainstream. And Ronald Reagan was about to giv...
Riot Fest Oral History: The Misfits and Jawbreaker reunions we never thought we’d see
Riot Fest Oral History: The Misfits and Jawbreaker reunions we never thought we’d see
Over the past decade, Riot Fest has become one of the most beloved festivals in the world. They have reunited some of punk’s most iconic bands, and, in many ways, set the bar for how genuinely great a music festival can be. But when founder Mike Petryshyn started out in 2005, literally none of this was part of the plan. By h...
Riot Fest Oral History: The unlikely story of punk rock’s most beloved festival
Riot Fest Oral History: The unlikely story of punk rock’s most beloved festival
Over the past decade, Riot Fest has become one of the most beloved festivals in the world. They have reunited some of punk’s most iconic bands, and, in many ways, set the bar for how genuinely great a music festival can be. But when founder Mike Petryshyn started out in 2005, literally none of this was part of the plan. By h...
Bands are being transformed into Garbage Pail Kids in new Riot Fest trading cards
Bands are being transformed into Garbage Pail Kids in new Riot Fest trading cards
Next weekend is Chicago's Riot Fest, and appearing on their merch tables will be more than t-shirts and posters. This year, they scored a deal with Topps that allowed them to transform some of the bands in their lineup into Garbage Pail Kids, and also some other musicians that they just wanted to see in trading card form. (B ...
Dead Ending (members of Alkaline Trio, Rise Against) stream “All The Villains You Call Boss”
Dead Ending (members of Alkaline Trio, Rise Against) stream “All The Villains You Call Boss”
Chicago hardcore/punk band Dead Ending are streaming a new song titled "All The Villains You Call Boss." They will release their DE III EP on April 15 via Bridge Nine Records. It features guest vocals from Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers) and Jeff Pezzati (Naked Raygun). Pre-orders ca...
Watch Fall Out Boy cover Naked Raygun’s “New Dreams,” with frontman Jeff Pezzati
Watch Fall Out Boy cover Naked Raygun’s “New Dreams,” with frontman Jeff Pezzati
Fall Out Boy covered Chicago punk band Naked Raygun's classic song "New Dreams" last Friday night at Riot Fest, with the help of Naked Raygun frontman Jeff Pezzati. "New Dreams" originally appeared as the closing track of the band's 1986 album, All Rise. Check out a video o ...